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I have read that xmodmap has been overridden by xkb since Fedora 23. I am using i3.

xkb seems really overwhelming when all I want to do is swap the windows key and alt key.

From xev the outputs are:

Windows Key

keycode 133 (keysym 0xffeb, Super_L)

Alt Key

keycode 64 (keysym 0xffe9, Alt_L)
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I figured out how to do achieve this finally using setxkbmap.

setxkbmap -model thinkpad60 -layout us -variant int -option altwin:swap_alt_win

You can find the premapped options in /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/evdev.lst

You will need to add this to your startup file because the command only last as long as the session you execute it in.

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